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(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Cavs, Rose agree to one-year deal.  Cowboys release Whitehead.  Broncos, Elway agree to extension.  deGrom wins eighth straight start.  Earnhardt Jr. heading to broadcast booth.

>>Cavs Sign Rose To One-Year Deal

(Cleveland, OH)  —  The Cavaliers are adding a former MVP.  ESPN reports the Cavs and Derrick Rose have agreed to a one-year deal worth 2.1-million dollars.  Rose averaged 18 points in 64 games with the Knicks last season.  He spent his first eight years with the Bulls.

>>Cowboys Release Whitehead After Charges Revealed

(Oxnard, CA)  —  The Cowboys are moving on without wide receiver Lucky Whitehead.  They released him after news surfaced Monday that he is facing larceny charges following a shoplifting arrest last month.  Multiple outlets report Whitehead failed to appear in court July 6th, which resulted in another charge and a warrant for his arrest.

>>Broncos Give GM Elway Five-Year Deal

(Denver, CO)  —  The Broncos are rewarding general manager John Elway with a new five-year contract.  The deal will keep him in Denver through at least the 2021 season.  Elway is entering his seventh season as GM and executive vice president of the Broncos.  He’s guided the franchise to five AFC West Division titles and two Super Bowl appearances.

>>deGrom Wins Eighth Straight Start As Mets Hold Off Padres

(San Diego, CA)  —  Jacob deGrom won his eighth straight start as the Mets held off the Padres 5-3 in San Diego.  DeGrom struck out eight over eight innings of two-run ball to become only the fourth pitcher in franchise history to accomplish the feat.  He’s the first since Bobby Jones in 1997.

>>Earnhardt Jr. To Join NBC TV Booth

(Undated)  —  Retiring NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. is trading in his car for a microphone.  Earnhardt Jr. will join the NBC NASCAR broadcast booth starting next season after signing a multi-year contract with the network.  The 42-year-old announced in April that he will retire from racing after this season.

 

>>MONDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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St. Louis Cardinals 8, Colorado Rockies 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 10, Atlanta Braves 2
New York Mets 5, San Diego Padres 3
Pittsburgh Pirates 10, San Francisco Giants 3

MLB American League
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Toronto Blue Jays 4, Oakland Athletics 2
Baltimore Orioles 5, Tampa Bay Rays 0
Kansas City Royals 5, Detroit Tigers 3  (12 inn)
Seattle Mariners 4, Boston Red Sox 0

MLB Interleague
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Chicago White Sox 3, Chicago Cubs 1
Houston Astros 13, Philadelphia Phillies 4
Cleveland Indians 6, Cincinnati Reds 2
Miami Marlins 4, Texas Rangers 0
Los Angeles Dodgers 6, Minnesota Twins 4

WNBA
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No Games Scheduled  (All-Star break)

 

>>TUESDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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7:05 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals
8:15 p.m. – Colorado Rockies at St. Louis Cardinals
9:40 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:10 p.m. – New York Mets at San Diego Padres
10:15 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
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7:07 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at Toronto Blue Jays
7:10 p.m. – Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays
7:10 p.m. – Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers
7:10 p.m. – Los Angeles Angels at Cleveland Indians
10:10 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Seattle Mariners

MLB Interleague
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2:20 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Chicago Cubs
7:05 p.m. – Houston Astros at Philadelphia Phillies
7:05 p.m. – Cincinnati Reds at New York Yankees
8:05 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Texas Rangers
10:10 p.m. – Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Dodgers

WNBA
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12:30 p.m. – Washington Mystics at San Antonio Stars
7:00 p.m. – Phoenix Mercury at Atlanta Dream
7:00 p.m. – Chicago Sky at Connecticut Sun
8:00 p.m. – New York Liberty at Minnesota Lynx
8:00 p.m. – Indiana Fever at Dallas Wings
10:30 p.m. – Seattle Storm at Los Angeles Sparks